About Us

We’re a Canadian health supplements company dedicated to protect, restore and regain a healthier body and mind through the production and distribution of artisanal, medicinal mushrooms.

Our Vision

Humanity has relied on the extraordinary healing powers of mushrooms for thousands of years. Their organic biochemical structure is adapted to treat many of our modern conditions. Whether stress or anxiety, muscular pain, or insomnia, mushrooms have been shown to nourish and restore our minds and bodies, reintroducing balance and harmony

We are dedicated to researching and developing new ways of distilling and purifying mushrooms in order to harness their healing properties in order to nurture healthier, happier lives.

Our Ethos

Psyched Wellness was created with the purpose of benefitting the health of people, plants and the planet. Our business model is built on an ethos of regenerating our environment and society. Inspired by sustainability, our products are organically farmed and Fair Trade.

MEET THE TEAM

Jeff Stevens

CEO & Director

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David Shisel

COO

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Michael Nederhoff

Chairman

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Nick Kadysh

Director

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Terry Booth

Director

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Professor David Nutt

Director

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Advisory board

Dr. Dawn DeCunha

Advisor

Dr. Dawn DeCunha is a clinical psychologist, with an active practice in Toronto, Canada. She is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario and the Canadian Register of Health Service Psychologists. She is the founder and clinical director of Psychology Works, a community based clinic providing psychological assessment and treatment to a wide variety of patients ranging in age from young children to seniors. After more than two decades of trauma informed practice, which has included extensive work in Family, Civil and Criminal Court, Dr. DeCunha has turned her focused attention to the most promising area of research in mental health in the history of psychology: Psychedelic Assisted Research and Therapy.

Dr. Andrew Kohler

Advisor

Dr. Kohler is the founder and owner of Callingwood Crossing Medical Center, which he has built over the years through a series of acquisitions. He is actively involved raising money for Edmonton based health and education initiatives and also works part time teaching medical students as a Clinical Professor of Medicine from the University of Alberta School of Medicine and Dentistry. Mr. Kohler participated in various pharmaceutical trials and studies. Mr. Kohler is an associate clinical professor of medicine at the University of Alberta.

Kevin Feeney, PhD, JD

Advisor

Kevin Feeney, PhD, JD, is a cultural anthropologist and lawyer currently working as a Program Director and Instructor in Interdisciplinary Studies – Social Sciences at Central Washington University. His primary research interests include examining legal and regulatory issues surrounding the religious and cultural use of psychoactive substances, with an emphasis on peyote and ayahuasca, and exploring modern and traditional uses of Amanita muscaria, with a specific focus on medicinal use and preparation practices. He has recently published an edited volume on Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric: A Compendium of History, Pharmacology, Mythology, and Exploration) and has also been published in the International Journal of Drug PolicyJournal of Psychoactive DrugsHuman Organization, and Curare, among other books and journals (Research articles and other writings can be found at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kevin_Feeney). 

Aaron Slater

Advisor

Aaron Slater has over twenty-five years of experience in Corporate Finance, M&A and Merchant Banking. He has been involved in over US$8 billion in transactions including a number of buy-out deals in Latin America, USA and Canada following from which he continues to maintain his involvement through being a director or shareholder. Currently, Aaron is a shareholder and executive director of one of the largest organic farms in Latina America. Aaron has worked with various High Net Worth Individuals, Family Offices and Hedge Funds to provide them a private equity capability that includes deal sourcing, structuring, investment oversight and managing liquidity events. These efforts have resulted in numerous successful investments with a specific focus on agriculture, natural resources and sustainability.

Aaron was head of Corporate Finance in the Americas for Standard Bank Group focusing primarily in middle market companies. Prior to that he was with Royal Bank of Canada where he implemented and established a corporate finance and M&A product line for the private banking client base throughout the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. Previous to that Aaron was part of NationsBanc Montgomery Securities Investment Banking Group.

Aaron holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Miami.